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What you’ll be doing...

Join the Device Security team and make a positive impact to our customers. Device Security is at the forefront of cyber security as the device plays a major role in many Verizon product and services.

This position is for a Principal Security Architecture engineer working in our Device Security processes. This entails enforcing product security activities (i.e. Threat Assessments, Risk Management, Security testing, etc.) to Device Technology products while attending to operational security duties (i.e. patch management, etc.) Moreover, security professionals in the device security team are provided with opportunities to support many Verizon Product and Services as subject matter experts in any relevant technology. For example, opportunities for performing Red-team activities such as PEN Testing.

  • Enforcement of security processes and activities across device product portfolios.
  • Support operational security activities such as security audits.
  • Drive the closure of security vulnerability findings across device product portfolios.
  • Lead the establishment of corporate and best of industry security requirements and policy across device product portfolios.
  • Lead hands-on investigations into device vulnerabilities. Assess risk and inform upper management.

What we’re looking for...

You have strong knowledge of security principals and best industry practices (hands on experience on mobile or CPE device is a plus). You have good command of different security controls such as encryption and PKI as these are commonly applied to product and services. Experience on defining and applying security activities, for example, BSIMM security activities.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Security Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Six or more years of experience in software engineering and product life cycle.
  • Six or more years of experience in Information Security, fields of data encryption, networking, and authentication.
  • Experience in architecture, design and implementation of systems.
  • Experience in vendor management for the purposes of security testing.
  • Experience with Product Security Processes.
  • Ability to work with very little supervision, self-manage goals and objectives.

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